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BT Sport introduces Timeline functionality on large screen devices as part of extensive Ashes coverage plan

BT Sport has unveiled its coverage plans for the Ashes with viewers able to watch every ball live on the BT Sport app with Timeline functionality, as well as online and on TV. Previously only seen on mobiles and tablets, the Timeline is now available on large screen devices for the first time, enabling fans […]  More

Women’s FA Cup final and Women’s Football Weekend 2021 draw spectators and TV viewers as interest takes off

The recent Women’s Football Weekend, Women’s FA Cup final, and new national broadcasting rights deals demonstrate that interest in the FA Women’s Super League (WSL) is spiking, according to strategy consulting firm Altman Solon. The strong attendance and viewership for the annual Women’s Football Weekend and Women’s FA Cup final reinforce the FA’s recently announced strategy to boost […]  More

Tech Insight: Sony talks cameras, remote production and the push towards sustainability

In the next of our Platinum sponsor Tech Insight series, we talk to Norbert Paquet, head of live productions solutions, Sony Professional, Sony Europe, about the latest in its camera line-up, the growth in remote and distributed production and the push towards cloud, and how that feeds into a more sustainable world. What are your key […]  More

Sports TV Awards Winner: Sky Sports uncovers its outstanding remote football production

Remote production became the live production buzzword of the year in 2020, advanced ahead of time due to the impact of the pandemic. Notably, it provided a way to bring coverage of the English Premier League (EPL) and English Football League (EFL) back to TV screens after a 100-day pause in June 2020. Working with […]  More

WRC Promoter agrees six-year deal with C More for Finland and Sweden

Up to 600 hours of motorsport action per season from WRC Promoter’s new-look world championship portfolio will be screened across Finland and Sweden in a six-year agreement with C More. Starting next year, C More will show comprehensive coverage from the FIA World Rally Championship’s (WRC) new hybrid era, the electric-powered FIA World Rallycross Championship […]  More

Dock10 simultaneously produces live SDR and HDR content remotely with AJA FS-HDR converter

UK television facility dock10 has utilised its AJA FS-HDR real-time HDR/WCG converter/frame synchronisers to facilitate simultaneous live HDR and SDR coverage for some of the most notable sporting tournaments held across Europe this summer. To facilitate remote production for each live sporting event, dock10 took live Ultra HD HDR feeds of each match and integrated […]  More

Extreme E extends broadcast reach in Russia with TV Start deal

Electric SUV racing series Extreme E has confirmed that Russian broadcaster TV Start will air the Championship’s debut season as well as race highlights, review, preview and Magazine shows – in English and Russian – on its linear channel. The coverage will extend to TV Start’s regions in Ukraine, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Moldova, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, […]  More

Riedel expands leadership structure with three dedicated divisions

As part of its global growth strategy, the Riedel Group has expanded and re-shaped its management structure, a move that sees experienced leaders from within the company take on responsibility for different business units. Starting 1 January 2022, the Wuppertal-based company will be organised into three main divisions: The Product Division and Managed Technology business […]  More

Stamping down the divots: Sky Sports’ Georgina Sadler on her career from polo to Formula 1

Georgina Sadler, assistant producer at Sky Sports Formula One, has moved from one kind of horsepower to the next, going from her first job working for a polo production company where she concentrated on capturing each chukka and every pony’s twists and turns on the field, to the roar of Formula 1’s engines. Commenting on […]  More